July 17, 2018

Columbia University and IBM Establish New Center to Accelerate Innovation in Blockchain and Data Transparency

Columbia University and IBM today announced a new Center devoted to research, education, and innovation in blockchain technology and data transparency.
July 9, 2018

Fighting Ticks With a Few Taps of the Phone

A new smartphone app developed by Columbia researchers offers hope of stemming the spread of diseases like Lyme, and providing some peace of mind in the process.
July 5, 2018

Training in Musical Improvisation May Teach Your Brain to Think Differently

The results of a new Columbia study suggest that musical improvisation, like so many other skills, improves with practice as the brain learns to categorize musical structures in a new way.
June 28, 2018

The EHR-Phenolyzer Looks to Speed Genetic Diagnoses

The new high-throughput tool efficiently extracts information about the physical characteristics of a patient’s condition from electronic health records and automatically identifies associated candidate disease genes.
June 20, 2018

Researchers Develop an Artificial Intelligence to Analyze Birdsong in a Warming Arctic

A new algorithm quickly sifts through hours of field recordings to learn how climate change influences bird migration. The A.I. could help track other wildlife as well.